Principal current contributors to Justitia: International Law & U.S. Courts are:

Diane Marie Amann, Emily & Ernest Woodruff Chair in International Law and Faculty Co-Director of the Dean Rusk International Law Center at the University of Georgia School of Law. As detailed in her law school profile, Amann’s scholarship focuses on interactions among national, regional and international legal regimes, in areas as diverse as constitutional law, criminal law, human rights,  and national and collective security.  The author of many publications, she is Editor-in-Chief of the American Society of International Law Benchbook on International Law (2014), an online publication that she is revising in preparation for print publication. Amann is an ASIL Counsellor and past Vice President, as well as a past Chair of the Section on International Law of the Association of American Law Schools.

Before entering academia, Amann served as a law clerk for U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens and for Judge Prentice H. Marshall of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, then practiced law in San Francisco, before state and federal trial courts and before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. She was an Assistant Federal Public Defender, a solo federal criminal defense practitioner, and a litigation associate at Morrison & Foerster.

Her academic positions have included: Professor of Law, founding Director of the California International Law Center, and Martin Luther King Jr. Hall Research Scholar at the University of California-Davis School of Law; Visiting Professor at the University of California-Berkeley, at the University of California-Los Angeles, and at the Irish Centre for Human Rights at the National University of Ireland-Galway; and Professeur invitée at the Université de Paris 1 (Panthéon-Sorbonne).

Anne Burnett, the Foreign & International Law Librarian at the Alexander Campbell King Law Library, University of Georgia School of Law. Since 1996, she has served as the primary provider of reference services for the international, foreign, and comparative law collections. Burnett also teaches International Legal Research, Advanced Legal Research, and, for LL.M. students, Introduction to United States Legal Research.

Previously, Burnett: worked in the Legislative Reference Library in Austin, Texas, and the Young Law Library at the University of Arkansas School of Law; was Deputy Legislative Counsel at the Legislative Counsel Bureau for the Nevada Legislature, Carson City, Nevada; and served as a law clerk for Judge Deborah A. Agosti, Second Judicial District Court, State of Nevada. She is active in the American Association of Law Libraries, the International Federation of Library Associations, and the American Society of International Law.


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